Saturday, Dec 14th 2013, Esplanade, Boston
Pink Walk at 10am - Miss Santa Holiday 5K at 11am (starts w/ costume contest!)
Whether running or walking, everyone enjoys our flat, fast & scenic 3.1 mile course taking place entirely on the Charles River Esplanade.
9:00am – registration opens
10:00am – Pink Walk begins
10:30am – registration closes
11:00am – Miss Santa costume contest
11:15am – Miss Santa Holiday 5K run begins
12:00pm – Samuel Adams after-party at Beacon Hill Pub
Entry fee: $25 – registration now open
Entry fee increases to $30 on 11/11, $32 on 11/18, $35 on 12/1 and $40 on-site. (unless sold out)
Cancer survivors run for free; please email email@example.com
Dogs and strollers:
Dogs and strollers are welcome in either event – please start from the back if participating in the run.
Team captain perks:
Create a team, recruit at least 4 other teammates and you’ll get free into our Super Sunday 5K/5M! Once you’ve got 5 runners on your team, email firstname.lastname@example.org for your coupon code. We’ll also have prizes for the captains of the three largest teams.
The Miss Santa Holiday 5K is a chip-timed event for runners. The chip goes on your shoe and should be returned at the end of the race.
Top Miss Santa costume (judged by the crowd and the race director!) + Top 3 Male & female overall and age group awards: 18 & under, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+. Overall awards are based on gun time; age group awards are based on chip time. Trophies/medals can be picked up at our office but any other prizes may only be claimed at the awards ceremony.
As with all RACE events, there will be secure bag-check area (near start/finish line) for all participants.
We need volunteers!
We are seeking volunteers to help with several aspects of the event. Please sign up here if you are interested in volunteering.
It pays to tell your friends!
Races are more fun with friends and we reward our runners for referring others to our events. When you register, you’ll get a “Sharelink” in your confirmation email so that RaceMenu can track your referrals. As always, we’ll have awesome prizes for the top referrers.
Postponement, Cancellation and Refund Policy:
In the event of inclement weather, the event may be postponed to another date. No refunds will be issued due to conflicts with the postponement date. If RACE must cancel the event due to circumstances beyond our control, no refunds will be issued. Please remember, all proceeds go to charity.
Getting to the event:
Parking is not available at the Esplanade, however the event is easily accessible via MBTA:
Green Line: Get off at the Arlington Street Station. Walk along the Public Garden/Arlington Street to Beacon Street. Cross over Beacon Street and take the Arthur Fiedler Footbridge over Storrow Drive to the Hatch Shell. From there, follow the path across the lagoon towards the Arthur Fiedler statue.
Red Line: Get off at the Charles Street/MGH station. Take the footbridge over Storrow Drive to the Charles River side and walk west along Storrow Drive. The Hatch Shell is a short walk from there; follow the path across the lagoon towards the Arthur Fiedler statue.
If driving, park at the Boston Common Garage on Charles Street. Upon exiting the garage, go right on Charles Street and left on Beacon Street. Cross over Beacon Street and take the Arthur Fiedler Footbridge over Storrow Drive to the Hatch Shell, then follow the path across the lagoon towards the Arthur Fiedler statue.
Race Director: J. Alain Ferry – email@example.com